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February Book Club: It's Trevor Noah

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Are you 9 to 12 years old? Come join our online book club! Try different books and discuss them with other readers. This month we're reading It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime.

This is our first nonfiction book club title, a memoir about growing up in South Africa. Here are some questions to ask yourself:

  • What do you think about apartheid?
  • How does Trevor feel about language barriers?
  • Do you think Trevor Noah is a positive person or a negative person, based on the way he tells his story?
  • Trevor describes the interesting cuisine he ate as a kid. What are some of your favourite foods from your country of origin?

Tune in live on February 11 or watch the replay!

If you liked this book, you may also enjoy:

Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson, Kwame Alexander and Dawud Anyabwile
Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson, Kwame Alexander and Dawud Anyabwile

 

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

 

Free Lunch by Rex Ogle
Free Lunch by Rex Ogle

 

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela, Chris Van Wyk and Paddy Bouma
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela, Chris Van Wyk and Paddy Bouma

 

Who Was Nelson Mandela? by Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso and Stephen Marchesi
Who Was Nelson Mandela? by Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso and Stephen Marchesi

 

Learn more about apartheid and the fight to end it:

Apartheid in South Africa by David Downing
Apartheid in South Africa by David Downing

 

Journey to Jo'burg: A South African Story by Beverley Naidoo and Eric Velasquez
Journey to Jo'burg: A South African Story by Beverley Naidoo and Eric Velasquez

 

Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with her Song by Kathryn Erskine and Charly Palmer
Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with her Song by Kathryn Erskine and Charly Palmer

 

Our next read is George by Alex Gino! We'll be meeting on March 11. More of our book club picks:
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
Rules by Cynthia Lord